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An 1859 portrait of Prince Albert by Winterhalter.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

An 1859 portrait of Prince Albert by Franz Xaver Winterhalter.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

“A sensuous Paul Gauguin painting of two Tahitian girls has been sold from a Swiss private collection for close to $300 million, one of the highest prices believed to have been paid for an artwork, according to European and American art world insiders with knowledge of the matter.” [The New York Times]

Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation won MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects competition. [The New York Times]

Adam Lindemann is opening a gallery in Los Angeles. [The New York Times]

Christina Catherine Martinez covered the Los Angeles Art Book Fair, where Frances Stark delivered the keynote, including this line: “Being a teacher is like going into a room and giving head for an hour.” [Artforum]

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert will have some of their etchings on view at the London Original Print Fair in April. [The Art Newspaper]

Tsibi Geva will represent Israel at the 2015 Venice Biennale. [Artforum]

Tino Sehgal’s Kiss is being staged at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. [The Guardian]

Matthew Chambers at Praz-Delavallade in Paris. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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